WVPA Sharing

WVPA Sharing: The Charleston Gazette provides an excellent sponsorship example
By September 5, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: The Charleston Gazette provides an excellent sponsorship example

One of the most noted seminars at the West Virginia Press Association’s Convention 2013 was the panel discussion between representatives of West Virginia advertising agencies and WVPA member newspapers. During the seminar, advertising agency representatives mentioned that their clients — our newspaper advertisers — are  often upset when the names of sponsors are not always […]

By September 5, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Release: Free gambling addiction workshop set for gamblers and families

CHARLESTON — The Problem Gamblers Help Network of West Virginia is hosting a free weekend workshop for problem gamblers and their loved ones. The group, which operates the 1-800-GAMBLER helpline, has hosted this event for eight years. It will take place on Sept. 20-22 at the John XXIII Pastoral Center in Charleston. This weekend event is […]

Kids Health No. 4: Challenges ahead in battle against child poverty
By August 30, 2013 Read More →

Kids Health No. 4: Challenges ahead in battle against child poverty

 Can broad-based movement maintain support while narrowing focus? Editor’s Note:  The following article is part of the West Virginia Press Association’s series on the “Our Children, Our Future” Coalition. Journalist George Hohmann is following the coalition’s efforts, providing reports from its organizational meetings through its attempts to have impactful legislation passed during the 2014 session of […]

WVPA partnering with WVU P.I. Reed School of Journalism on legal training for journalists
By August 26, 2013 Read More →

WVPA partnering with WVU P.I. Reed School of Journalism on legal training for journalists

MORGANTOWN — The West Virginia Press Association, as part of its ongoing educational programming, has partnering with the WVU P.I. Reed School of Journalism on legal training workshops for journalists in October. Organized by WVU Professor Tom Stewart, who presented a FOIA session at Convention 2013, the workshops  will take place on WVU’s downtown campus Wednesday, Oct. […]

Kids’ Health No. 3: Our Children, Our Future workshops target eliminating W.Va. poverty
By August 23, 2013 Read More →

Kids’ Health No. 3: Our Children, Our Future workshops target eliminating W.Va. poverty

Editor’s Note:  The following article is part of the West Virginia Press Association’s series on the “Our Children, Our Future” Coalition. Journalist George Hohmann is following the coalition’s efforts, providing reports from its organizational meetings this month through its attempts to have impactful legislation passed during the 2014 session of the West Virginia Legislative Session.  To […]

WVPA Sharing: Third Kids’ Health Series Article Available
By August 23, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Third Kids’ Health Series Article Available

Kids Health article 3 – 8/23/13 Packet includes story, logo and photo   Standing head:  It is attached to the email Photos: Four options are attached to the email – cutlines are at the bottom of email Possible Quote: “Eighty percent of tooth decay is in 20 percent of our population and it is focused […]

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By August 23, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Sharing: Tom Miller’s Under the Dome available

By Tom Miller For the WVPA CHARLESTON — West Virginia has more than three dozen state parks ranging in size from 8,292 acres at Holly River State Park in Webster County to a modest four acres at Tu-Endie-Wei State Park in Mason County at the confluence of the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers at Point Pleasant. But […]

Dave Corcoran author’s his first ‘Past President’s Pen’
By August 23, 2013 Read More →

Dave Corcoran author’s his first ‘Past President’s Pen’

Hi, newspaper folks! Just wanted to drop you a quick line about our West Virginia Press Association’s Convention at this time. It, indeed, was a great convention, not just because Wheeling’s Oglebay Park Resort is a super place for newspaper meetings, but also because it was a “home grown” assembly, with our own Mountain State’s journalists […]

Reader advice: Weston Democrat attracts readers with useful tips
By August 22, 2013 Read More →

Reader advice: Weston Democrat attracts readers with useful tips

Recently, I had the experience of buying a used car as my Jeep was having some problems that I anticipated could leave me walking. I began looking around at various car lots in the area not really knowing what I wanted and after talking to various salesmen in three states, I decided I would share […]

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WVPA Shared Column: WVONGA Executive Director sees harmful risks in Obama policies
By August 22, 2013 Read More →

WVPA Shared Column: WVONGA Executive Director sees harmful risks in Obama policies

By Nicholas “Corky” DeMarco Executive Director, West Virginia Oil and Natural Gas Association CHARLESTON — Guiding Washington policy these days seems to be the philosophy of picking winners and losers, and it is an approach that is doing significant harm to West Virginia because of its effects on the state’s natural resource industries. One example is […]

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